UPLB graduate education goes “glocal”

The past years have seen how UPLB has intensified the offering of graduate programs in new modalities to respond to being “glocal,” or to global competitiveness and to being relevant to local needs at the same time. Global competitiveness is necessary with the internationalization of higher education while local relevance...

UPLB, DA-BAR launch organic agriculture facility

UPLB is now ready to advance the study on organic agriculture from a new building at a seven-hectare farm in the UPLB Central Experiment Station. The Organic Agriculture Research, Development, and Extension Center (OARDEC) building of the Agricultural Systems Institute (ASI), College of Agriculture and Food Science (CAFS) was inaugurated...

Color your food safe!

Colorants may make food look enticing but they are said to contain artificial dyes that cause a number of health risks including allergies and cancer. Researchers at the National Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH) led by Fides Marciana Tambalo have developed a natural food color product derived from microorganisms...

UPLB, SEARCA lead first forum of its kind in ASEAN

Professors from Southeast and East Asia are now gathered at the UPLB campus to share their knowledge, learn new things, and establish linkages for a first-of-its-kind academic event in the region. At the First Faculty Forum of the Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources...

UPLB hosts 2019 MSFSCC summer school, training

With a projected global population of 9.7 billion come 2050, the most pressing question that must be answered in the coming decades is this: how will such a population be assured of food security, especially in the light of the aftereffects of climate change? In an effort to contribute to...